HAZMAT/Chemicals
  Posted on: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Detecting nuclear materials used in dirty bombs
Homeland Security News Wire

Radiological material falling into the wrong hands is a constant security concern for governments around the world. Border agencies must scan incoming vehicles and freight for radioactive material, which is a challenging task, as huge volumes of both move across borders each day. Imperial College London’s physicists have developed two devices for detecting nuclear materials.


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HAZMAT/Chemicals:
10/10/17   Detecting nuclear materials used in dirty bombs
9/19/17   Cleaning up subways after release of biological warfare agent such as anthrax
8/25/17   New app helps improve radiation detection at ports
8/22/17   Melbourne Christmas Day terror suspects had “mother of Satan” chemicals: Expert
7/14/17   Lab mistakenly ships radioactive material aboard commercial plane
6/15/17   Stacking countermeasures for layered defense against chemical, biological threats
6/14/17   Mask prototype developed to better protect warfighters against biological agents
6/12/17   Remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances
5/31/17   Budget proposal calls for abolishing the Chemical Safety Board
5/9/17   Nuclear storage tunnel collapses at Washington State’s Hanford site; employees evacuated
4/24/17   New DHS nuclear forensics capability will help determine origins of radioactive materials
4/18/17   Soil-based scrubber turns deadly chemicals into harmless dirt
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4/11/17   Medical evidence confirms sarin gas was used in Syria chemical attack
4/10/17   The Assad regime’s chemical-weapons kill chain
3/24/17   Dept. of Defense aims countermeasures at WMD, synthetic biological threats
3/14/17   EPA delays chemical storage rule amid terrorism fear
3/10/17   Detecting weapons-grade uranium from afar
1/27/17   A new kind of responder brings special expertise to disasters
1/4/17   Israel’s coming chemical weapons crisis
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